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an occupied congress' action earlier this week. the united nations refugee agency is warning up to 700,000 refugees could flee syria by the end of the year amidst mounting violence between the government of president bashar al-assad and rebels opposed to his regime. the u.n.'s new forecast is nearly quadruple the previous estimate from june. hundreds of thousands of refugees have already fled into neighboring countries including turkey and lebanon during the 18-month conflict. will the donors pledged thursday to give at least $10 million to democratic super pacs in the lead up to the 2012 election. billionaire george soros is promising to give $1 million to the pro-obama super pac priorities usa action. the former hedge fund manager also plans to donate half a million dollars to a pair of super pacs supporting democratic candidates for congress. even with the latest round of pledges, contributions by soros this cycle will pale in comparison to some donors on the republican side. casino magnate sheldon adelson has pledged to spend up to $100 million to defeat president obama and the dem
before his term expires next year. at a united nations forum on monday, attorney general eric holder said the u.s. is committed to upholding the rule of law worldwide. >> in recent days, we have been reminded in the most painful and tragic of ways of just how vital the rule of law is to and during freedom, opportunity, justice, and peace. i am here not only to pledge the united states commitment to these principles, but also our support for the united nations robust efforts to strengthen the rule of law worldwide. >> dozens of people rallied in saudi arabia on monday in two separate protests urging u.s.- backed monarchy to release their jailed relatives. a number protesters were detained after being confined to a desert area and kept without food or water for a day. an anti-islam at referring to muslims as savages has been posted in 10 subway stations around the york city. the ad reads -- it was sponsored by the pro- israeli group american freedom defense initiative, which is also known for opposing the creation of a muslim community center near ground zero. on monday, the council on amer
to the united nations from inside the ecuadorean embassy in london where he has been holed up for the past 100 days. >> it is time for the u.s. to cease the persecution of wikileaks, to cease its persecution of our people, and to cease its persecution of our sources. >> we will play julian assange's address and speak to his attorney michael ratner. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. anti-austerity protests continue to rage in greece and spain as both countries praise for fresh cuts. greek leaders a meeting today over $15 billion austerity plan aimed at persuading international lenders to release tens of billions in aid. demonstrations erupted across greece and the first general strike since the new government took office in june. in the greek capital athens, tens of thousands took to the streets, some hurling firebombs, breaking windows, and setting fires. spain is expected to unveil massive cuts today in its budget plan for next year. on wednesday, protesters are rounded the spanish parliament for a second day
and respect of the united nations and international law. >> president mahmoud ahmadinejad is among the world leaders set to address the general assembly today. in an interview with cnn, he was asked about the claim he has called for wiping israel off the map. >> should israel be wiped off the face of the map? >> we say for occupation to be wiped off of this world. for war seeking to be and eradicated. we proposed a way. the pass is to recognize the right of the palestinians to self-governance. >> and activist has been sentenced to two months in prison for tearing up a picture of king hamad bin isa al khalifah. zainab al-khawaja already spent a month behind bars earlier this year for taking part in a protest. her father is a leading activist who is currently serving a life sentence. bahrain is a key u.s. government ally in the middle east. a federal appeals court has rejected a challenge brought by several activists to a key component of arizona is controversial anti-immigrant law. it requires police to check the immigration status of people they stop before releasing them. the law went into
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